June 17, 2016
What could a TMA Membership mean for you, your practice, and your patients
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services recently published 2019-20 payment rates for personal flu vaccines and their administration. The effective dates for these rates are Aug. 1, 2019, to July 31, 2020. Read More
Influenza has been particularly memorable during the past two seasons. The 2018-19 season was the longest in a decade, lasting 21 weeks, while 2017-18 saw a record 186 pediatric flu-related deaths, including 17 in Texas. As we begin another flu season, the Texas Medical Association’s Be Wise – Immunize program offers tools to help you make this one unremarkable. Read More
You know that your patients should get an influenza vaccine every year. But do you know how to speak to them about why? If you’re shaking your head at this point (or even if you’re not really sure), register now for the upcoming webinar: Communicating the Benefits of Seasonal Influenza in Texas.
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The November issue looks at some of the major health care debates taking center state during the 2020 election cycle. Health coverage, Medicaid access, prescription drug costs, and opioids are already getting plenty of attention and they'll get plenty more between now and the closing of polls on Nov. 3, 2020. Here's a close look at those issues, what voters will be hearing about, and what TMA policy has to say. Plus, read about how physicians and other advocates are working to undo the repercussions of a change in federal immigration policy that is deterring migrants from getting care.
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